“Blue” County. Community Traffic Safety Meeting May XX, 2007. Meeting Agenda. Introductions Highway safety overview at the national and state level “Blue” County Crash Statistics CHSP and TZD efforts in MN Local safety initiatives Blue County Highway Department Local Law Enforcement
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Community Traffic Safety Meeting
May XX, 2007
87,813 total traffic crashes reported
559 people died
37,686 people injured
$1.7 billion estimated cost
On an average day
103 people injured
$4,565,139 daily costHighway Safety in Minnesota
Source: MN 2005 Crash Facts
Minnesota Comprehensive Highway Safety Plan (CHSP)
Toward Zero Deaths Program (TZD)
To reduce fatalities and injuries on Minnesota’s roads to zero.
To move the State of Minnesota toward zero traffic deaths on our roads through the application ofengineering, enforcement, education, emergency services, research activities and community involvement.
Insert specific Blue County Data from DPS Crash Facts Report
(M/F, age groups)
Fatal/Injury, ROR/Intersection/Rear end
Time of day, day of week, monthly trend
Road types or locations
Known contributing factors (speed, alcohol, belts, inattentiveness)
Is there a way we can work better together to improve traffic safety in our community?